Judgment in Managerial Decision Making has ratings and 28 reviews. Monique said: Okay so another Graduate required reading book down and this one. But, with Judgment in Managerial Decision Making, you can learn how to overcome those biases to make better Making. by Max Bazerman and Don A. Moore. Find all the study resources for Judgment in Managerial Decision Making by Max H. Bazerman; Don A. Moore.

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Is your judgment influenced by personal biases?

Reading for my masters, good book and easy to understand. To ask other readers questions about Judgment in Managerial Decision Makingplease sign up.

Technology and Operations Management. Derived from the authors’ extensive executive training experience, these exercises and examples provide opportunities for critical thinking, application and in-class discussion.

“Judgment in Managerial Decision Making” by Max H. Bazerman and Don A. Moore

Should be required reading in high school. He is the author or co-author of over research articles and chapters, and the author of numerous other books.

Organizational implications are discussed. Really good book required in my Harvard’s class on decision-making. About the Author Max H. Acquire Expertise Strategy 3: Believe it or not, eight out of ten. Whose judgement can I trust – certainly not my own. Would you like to change to the Egypt site? The text examines judgment in a variety of organizational contexts, an Is your judgment influenced by personal biases? In subsequent studies, we find that when required to choose between two harmful actions, people prefer the action that saves more lives, despite its being more aversive.


BazermanDon A. The authors provide theories, examples and practical strategies for understanding and changing personal decision-making biases and tendencies. In situations requiring careful judgment, we’re all influenced by our own biases to some extent.

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Mar 06, Larry rated it it was amazing. Max’s research focuses on decision making, negotiation, and ethics. The difference is often explained in terms of the intention principle—whether the consequences are intended or incidental.

Researchers film each group separately passing a basketball back and forth, and superimpose the two films on a television monitor. I read the book for a master’s program. The curriculum used at the school didn’t do the book justice as it fell short to meet the curriculum’s requirement in my opinion. But, with Judgment in Managerial Decision Makingyou can learn how to overcome those biases to make better managerial decisions.

The preface of this book pretty much sums up what you are about to read as they mention the complexities and heuristics involved in pretty much any decision. Throughout, you’ll findnumerous hands-on decision exercises and examples from the author’s extensive executive training experience that will help you enhance the quality of your managerial judgment.

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Also a bit scary. Cite View Details Find at Harvard. Every chapter was useful in every day business. In addition, the text has been widely recognized by practitioners in the world of behavioral finance. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Excellent follow up to Poor Charlie’s Almanack. I’m too biased and unable to control my inner self. Take an Outsider’s View Strategy 6: Finance Globalization Health Care.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Strategies for Improving Decision Making: Raiffa Transformed the Field of Negotiation—and Me. If you want to understand which biases are out there this is a good read, with lots of references to the studies in that area.

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For the class I got very little out of it. Debias Your Judgment Strategy 4: Good bazermqn anyone trying to understand the biases that we all carry. I’m biased about bias research so it’s not surprising I didn’t like the book.

Behavioral makking research is woven into the organizational realm by examining judgment in a variety of managerial contexts—giving students and instructors more examples of how to apply the theories of behavioral decision making. Bazerman, Max, and Don A. Print Find at Harvard Purchase.

Judgment in Managerial Decision Making

But I’m quite sceptical this book will help you learn to make better judgdment in real life situation as opposed to a few-paragraph lab cases. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Adrian Fanaca rated it really liked it Dec 12, He also provides four strategies to overcome or, more precisely, work around these human limitations.

In this piece, Max Bazerman summarizes a wide range empirical research on the failure of intuitive decision making: